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French strike hits Eurostar services

French strike hits Eurostar services

Eurostar has told passenger not to travel unless “absolutely necessary”. The rail link between London St Pancras and mainland Europe has been hit by industrial action by French customs officers.

Stansted chief calls for improved rails links to London

Stansted chief calls for improved rails links to London

The chief executive of London Stansted, Ken O’Toole, has called on local businesses, community leaders and regional organisations to make their voices heard and press government for upgrades to the rail links to the airport.

Manchester rail commuters hit by enduring delays

Manchester rail commuters hit by enduring delays

Greater Manchester commuters are still enduring more delayed and cancelled trains than passengers in the busiest transport hubs around Britain after last year’s chaos on the rail network, new Which? research reveals.

Travelodge reveals rail focus in UK

Travelodge reveals rail focus in UK

Travelodge has officially opened its 574th hotel close to Ashford International railway station. With this opening, Travelodge now operates hotels at key railway stations servicing HS1 and proposed HS2 routes – connecting the south and north of Britain.

Eurostar adds third daily service to Amsterdam

Eurostar adds third daily service to Amsterdam

The third service, which starts on June 11th, comes in direct response to customer demand following the popularity of Eurostar’s new route to the Netherlands which launched in April last year.

Eurostar prepares for festive getaway

Eurostar prepares for festive getaway

Eurostar is expecting a busy Christmas period, with over 379,500 passengers booked to travel before January 1st. The figure represents a 4.6 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.

Fears for Rome tourism as city seeks to limit coach access

Fears for Rome tourism as city seeks to limit coach access

Plans by Rome’s tourism authorities to reduce coach access to the city’s historical centre by two-thirds will inflict a body blow to the city’s overnight group travel sector, which is worth well-over €1.65 billion, the European Tourism Association has argued today.